2017 Sustainable Design & Development Conference Agenda

Thursday, November 9th

Bellingham Technical College Settlemyer Hall
3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225


8:00 – 9:00Registration
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Remarks
9:30 – 10:30


Patti Southard, King County Green Tools
Designing For Social Equity
Sponsored by Belling-Wood Depot

10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Passive House, Zero Net Energy and Architecture 2030: the future is here.

Alex Boetzel, Green Hammer, Chief Operations Officer

Water Strategies: Grassroots Lessons from NOLA

Rebecca Wodder, Island Press Author
Arthur Johnson, Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development’s Executive Director

12:00 – 1:00

Sponsored By Small Planet Supply

1:00 – 1:55

Vincent Martinez, Architecture 2030
Building Partnership’s for a Decarbonized Future
Sponsored by Sazan Group

2:00  – 3:00 Affordable Housing: Ripe for Disruption

Bec Chapin, Engage Possibility LLC

Three’s Company: Cities, Certification Programs, and Utilities for the Win!

Shannon Todd, TRC Solutions

3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:15Bellingham’s Roadmap to a Living Future
Molly Freed, International Living Future InstituteSam Wright, International Living Future Institute
Stormwater Management 4.0 – 40 years later

Colleen Mitchell, PE LFA, Herrera Environmental Consulting
Chris Webb, PE LEED Fellow,  Herrera Environmental Consulting
Ellen Southard, Salmon Safe

4:20 – 5:00

Sam Lai- Green Canopy Homes

5:30  – 7:30

Housing Week Reception
Sponsored by Green Home Solutions
Chuckanut Brewery

LBC Shoulder Session Agenda

Wednesday, November 8th

Eleanor Apartments Community Room
1510 North Forest Street, Bellingham, WA 98225


8:00  – 8:30 Welcome
8:30  – 12:00


Building a Better Birchwood Charrette
Envisioning Deep Green and Affordability Sponsored by International Living Future Institute

12:00 – 1:00Lunch

Thank you to our Conference Sponsors!

Thank you to our Green Building & Sustainable Design Program Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Sanitary Service Company

Silver Sponsors

Bellingham Bay Builders
2020 Engineering
Barkley Company
Chuckanut Builders
Lautenbach Industries
RMC Architects
People’s Bank
RJ Group

Bronze Sponsors